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radio field day in Hamilton

Annual Field Day is this weekend across the USofA.

The main event is to encourage individuals, groups, clubs and teams to deploy their radios into “field locations” – that is, to set up mobile, temporary radio communication centers.

Part of the game is to contest and see how many contacts each unit can make across the nation. That particular aspect of the program runs from noon Saturday to noon Sunday.

Members of the Bitterroot Amateur Radio Club (BARC) and the Bitterroot Emergency Amateur Radio Services (BEARS) are setting up for Field Day at the Hamilton Grange on Highway […]

natural medicinal superpowers

12 Natural Antibiotics MORE Powerful Than Conventional Medicine!

Over the last several decades, over-use of antibiotics has reached an all-time high. The result has been drug-resistant bacteria and “superbugs” that evolve faster than scientists can figure out how to fight them. A future where bacteria are at the top of the food chain is not unheard of.

Long before there were pharmaceutical antibiotics – developed in the 1940s, there were foods and herbs that helped guard against infection and disease on a daily basis. Many of these natural defenders are still in use today with holistic healers around […]


A QST is a message to all participants in an amateur radio net. I shared this one today with four nets I participate in:

Governmental and Non-Governmental agencies are preparing and have prepared for an Electro-Magnetic-Pulse weapon detonated over the United States.

Their preparations assume destruction of many electronic devices as well as the entire electrical grid of our country.

Without telephone and Internet service, normal communications will be non-existent.

Amateur radio, where operational, will be a very highly prized community lifeline.

It is up to us, the amateur radio operators, to be that resource for our communities.

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